Afternoons with Jon
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Q & A with Jon
First album you bought?
Thriller – Michael Jackson. (As a clueless, dorky 10 year old, I once wore my replica Thriller jacket and one sequinted glove to school. It ended like you might imagine.)
You get to invite 3 people dead or alive to dinner. Who do you invite?
My grandmother…I miss her.
Describe yourself in 3 words?
Hungry musical nerd!
It’s been Drew Barrymore for a long time.
Something you’ve done that you never thought you’d do?
Hold a live stingray in my hands
Who do you admire the most?
Col. Chris Hadfield. What an impressive human!
Favourite TV Show of all time?
Star Trek: The Next Generation
One superpower you would want?
What’s your biggest fear?
Whatever happens after we die. I don’t like unknowns!
What’s your biggest pet peeve?
Slow drivers in the left lane!
Facebook, Twitter or Instagram?
ICQ. (*sfx* uhoh!)
What’s one place you want to visit?
Who’s your favourite superhero?
The Greatest American Hero
What was your favourite subject in school?
One thing on your ‘bucket’ list:
Drive the Pacific Coast Highway on a motorcycle
What would your last meal be?
Probably eggs benedict. Mmmmmmmm.
What are you really bad at?
Going to bed early!
Tell me something weird about you.
I can bend just the very tips of my fingers. It grosses a LOT of people out!
Who is the most famous person you’ve ever met?
Hmmmm. Regis Philbin probably.
What’s the one thing people would be surprised to know about you?
I am a natural introvert. No, seriously!
What’s your favourite movie?
Mr Holland’s Opus
What was the last picture you took with your phone?
A picture of a bag of Cora’s take-home crepe mix, at the grocery store, to send to my partner.
What do you think Victoria’s secret is?
Oh, she’s not leaving much to the imagination, is she?
What’s the worst fashion choice you ever made?
Purple silk shirt, skinny leather tie, pleated dress pants. It was the 90’s, y’all.
What do you do with your free time?
Hang with my partner or my best buds (my kids). Watch nerdy TV shows. Sleep!
What job would you be terrible at?
Any sort of sales job.
If you could turn any activity into an Olympic sport, what would you have a good chance at winning a medal for?
Cooking scrambled eggs!
Where is the most interesting place you’ve been?
I once vacationed in a multi-million dollar beach house on Palm Jumeira island in Dubai. A friend threw himself a 40th birthday party there, and invited all his friends!
What movie title best describes your life?
Revenge of the Nerds!
What’s the luckiest thing that has happened to you?
Meeting my partner (awwwwwwww) and having my 2 awesome kids.
What’s the most immature thing about you?
My stuck-at-13-years-old sense of humour.
What gets you fired up?
Good food, deep political discussions, and Red Bull!